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Concert Tickets

By Music
Back before TicketMaster (TM) most of the tickets purchased during my youth came from the Convenient Ticket Company (CTC) or Ticket World (TW) as well as the individual venues. If...
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Luggage Labels

Luggage Labels

By Travel
A luggage label, luggage sticker, baggage sticker or baggage label is an adhesive label placed over a traveler's luggage for identification purposes. Usually issued by hotels, airlines, railways and cruise...
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Targets

Paper Targets

By Sporting Goods
From 1908 until 1962, Sears, Roebuck & Company sold a wide variety of sporting goods and recreational equipment, including bicycles, golf clubs, rifles, shotguns, and revolvers under the brand name...
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The Curse of the Werewolf

Movie Theater Programs

By Movies
These old movie programs often featured crude illustrations and creative typography to capture the essence of the films. The combination of low-quality illustrations and unique fonts contributed to the overall...
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Printed Inserts

By Music
Mixed in among several of my older vinyl records are printed inserts for things like mail order, fan clubs and song lyrics or track listings. Others came from merchandise tables...
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HR Pufnstuf

H. R. Pufnstuf

By TV Shows
H. R. Pufnstuf is an American children's television series created by Sid and Marty Krofft. It was the first independent live-action, life-sized-puppet program, following on from their work with Hanna-Barbera's...
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Hearse of Horror

Weird Wheels

By Trading Cards
"Weird Wheels" was a trading card series produced by Topps in the 1980s that showcased a unique and eccentric collection of illustrated images centered around bizarre and fantastical vehicles. Released...
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Eskimo Tobacco

Tobacco Pouches

By Packaging
Here are a few unused, paper tobacco pouches from the Scotten, Dillon Company that used to be in downtown Detroit. Now all that remains is the street that still bears...
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Punk Rock Flyers

By Music
For my first collection of ephemera I have assembled 150+ flyers from the mid-to-late punk rock era in Detroit starting around 1979 and ending sometime in the late 80's when...
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Meat City Magazine

By Zines
Before starting the Ephemera website one of my first projects archiving my personal library was scanning Meat City, a self-published, xerox-copied, art and poetry magazine that from the mid 1980’s...
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